Posts Tagged ‘flight’

Flight Secrets Revealed – A Hidden Handle Used For Emergencies

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Planes

Safety on flights is paramount. What is the emergency evacuation time? It is set at 90 seconds, and planes must evacuate in an emergency in the slated timings. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reportedly dictates and allows those airlines who can clear this timing.

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Solar powered plane completes 26-hour flight successfully

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Solar impulse II (HB-SIB) concept image (GFDL/SolarImpulse)

A solar powered plane designed to fly round-the-clock without traditional fuels has completed its 26-hour flight after flying continuously through the night. (more…)

Google to buy ITA software

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
Google Flight

Google Flight

Google has bought the Massachusetts-based ITA software firm for $700m (£460m) to make it convenient for users to search for specific flight information on its highly-dominant search engine. Google might have described its intention as “pro-competitive” and “pro-consumer”, but it has expectantly shook up online booking agencies. (more…)

Airport Lounges (Clubs)

Monday, June 7th, 2010
Lufthansa Airport Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Airport Lounge at Frankfurt Airport (CC/Don Serapio)

Delays in flights, security checks, and arriving too early for check-in are all part and parcel of airline travel. Despite travelers understanding the existence of such and many more unwanted factors in airline travel, it is no wonder they play chaos in executives’ professional lives. (more…)